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UK U17 INDOOR BEST FOR MICHAEL WHEELER
Competing in the Loughborough Students Open Indoor Meeting, on 15th December 2007, Michael Wheeler (HHH) putt the shot 19.07m which is the best performance ever by a British Under 17.
SEAA INTER-COUNTIES CROSS COUNTRY, PARLIAMENT HILL, 8 DECEMBER 2007
Surrey U15 Girls won their team race. The U13 Girls, U13 Boys, U15 Boys and U17 Men teams all came second. The Senior Women were third and the U17 Women were 6th. Individual winners were Emelia Gorecka (U15G), Stephen Knuckey (U13B) and Elliot Woolmer (U15B). Ruth Haynes (U15G) and Adam Hulin (U13B) both came third. Results.

U13/U15 SPORTSHALL, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD, 2 DECEMBER 2007
Results (revised 5 December 2007)

TREVOR OKOROAFOR BETTERS LONG-STANDING SURREY U20 MEN TRIPLE JUMP RECORD
Thanks to Ian Hodge we are pleased to report that Trevor Okoroafor (Croydon H) set a new Surrey record of 15.37m for the U20M Triple Jump whilst competing in the British League at Cardiff on 5th May 2007. The previous record of 15.30m by Gary Doerr had stood since 1975. Surrey T&F Records
CAU INTER-COUNTIES 10K ROAD RACE, CHICHESTER, 7 OCTOBER 2007
Results (revised 17/11/2007)
U13/U15 SPORTSHALL, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD, 28 OCTOBER 2007
Results (revised 14/11/2007). Revised Timetable for 2 December 2007
SURREY COUNTY 10K TRACK RACE WALKING CHAMPIONSHIPS - 25 APRIL 2007
Results now available
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 2007
SCAN 53 now available.
ROSA WILLIAMS SETS INAUGRAL SURREY U15 GIRLS POLE VAULT RECORD
Competing in the Jim Day Memorial Meeting at Norman Park, Bromley on 23rd September 2007, Rosa Williams set the inaugral Surrey U15 Girls Pole Vault record when she cleared 3.11m. Surrey T&F Records
SURREY VETS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, RICHMOND PARK, 20 OCTOBER 2007
Results
HAMMER & STEEPLECHASE DEVELOPMENT DAYS, SUTTON ARENA, 25 NOVEMBER 2007
Hammer Flyer (162k pdf)     Steeplechase Flyer (173k pdf)
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES, 13 OCTOBER 2007
Ladies    Sweatshop (Men) Div 2
SURREY SQUAD DAY, SUTTON ARENA, 7 OCTOBER 2007
Pictures
BRUCE JUDD SURREY CROSS COUNTRY RELAYS, STOKE PARK, GUILDFORD, 6 OCTOBER 2007
RESULTS
SURREY ATHLETICS SQUAD
The Surrey County Athletics Squad is gearing itself up for autumn and winter training, which will start with the first Squad Day on Sunday 7th October 2007 at Sutton Arena from 9.45am – 3.15pm. More...
SURREY COMBINED EVENTS & MENS STEEPLECHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS, BROADBRIDGE HEATH, HORSHAM, 8/9 SEPTEMBER 2007
Results (now include Steeplechase)
U15 & U20 INTER-COUNTIES, BARNET COPTHALL, 26 AUGUST 2007
The U15s (Girls and Boys) finished 3rd and the U20s (Men and Women) finished 4th. Results (updated 24 Sept).

COMPETITION REVIEW
On 20th September 2007 UK Athletics published on its website (www.ukathletics.net) a report on the second stage of its competition review. It covers track & field competition and focuses on the Under 20 age groups. UKA is inviting comments/feedback. According to SEAA the regions of England Athletics are undertaking a consultation process with a completion date of 15th October 2007.

The survey document referred to by SEAA primarily covers events promoted by SEAA but does allow for the expression of views on the proposals in the report. The UKA document refers to the responsibility for implementing the changes being led by UKA in conjunction with England Athletics and does not mention any process for consulting with clubs on the proposals. Therefore, at present, this Competition Survey appears to be the only opportunity for clubs to make their views known.

Below are links to the UKA documents, the SE Competition Survey and letters sent by SCAA to (a) England Athletics and (b) Surrey T&F clubs. All the documents are in pdf format.

Stage 1 - Changing Athletics Competition (319k) Stage 2 - A future vision for track & field competition (70k)
Appendix 1 - A new team-based athletics competition (12k) Appendix 2 - The post 16 decline (17k)
Appendix 3 - Age Groups (13k) Competitions Flowchart (31k)
SCAA Letter to England Athletics (4k) SCAA Letter to T&F Clubs (31k)
SEAA Competition Survey (41k)  

LONDON SPEED SQUAD - AUTUMN 2007
Details of the 49 female and 74 male members of the squad have been announced. Athletes are required to contact the Speed Co-ordinator to register their attendance at the squads by 8th October. Newsletter (273k pdf)
PETER SMITH 1920 - 2007
It is with regret that we inform you that on 20th September 2007 Peter Smith died. Peter, a long-time member of Epsom & Ewell Harriers, was a Field Referee for many years and a regular attender of both County Championships and club events in that capacity. He was President of the Association in 1992.
SURREY VETERANS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, RICHMOND PARK, 20 OCTOBER 2007
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JADE DODD IMPROVES HER OWN SURREY JAVELIN RECORDS
Competing in the U20 Inter Territorial (South v Midlands v North etc...) match, held at Barnet Copthall on 2nd September 2007, Jade Dodd (HHH) set new Surrey records for the Senior & Under 20 Women's Javelin with her winning throw of 52.34m. County Track & Field Records.
SURREY U13/U15 SPORTSHALL, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD, 2007-2008
The first meeting for the 2007/08 season is scheduled for 28th October 2007. Information on how to Enter a team and the Timetable are available for downloading. More...
SURREY ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON PARK, 8 SEPTEMBER 2007
Results available at www.belgraveharriers.com/general/SurreyRR2007.htm .
RIKKIE LETCH ADDS UNDER 15 BOYS 1500M SURREY RECORD TO THE 800M HE SET IN JUNE
Competing at Watford on 5th September 2007 Rikkie Letch (AFD) set a new Surrey record for the Under 15 Boys 1500m of 4:04.15. On the 27th June 2007 he set a new record for the 800m of 1:55.89. County Track & Field Records.
IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, OSAKA, JAPAN, 25 AUGUST - 2 SEPTEMBER 2007
2 Sept (Day 9) - In the last event on the final day Martin Rooney (Croydon) anchored the Men's 4x400m relay team which finished 6th with a time of 3:02.94.
1 Sept (Day 8) - Joice Maduaka (WG+EL) anchored the Women's 4x100m relay team which finished 4th in Final with a time of 42.87. Earlier the same team finished 3rd in Heat 2 (of 2) in a time of 42.82 to automatically qualify for the final.
In the Womens's 4x400m relay Donna Fraser (Croydon) ran the second leg for the British team which finished 2nd in the Heat 2 with a time of 3:25.45 to qualify for Sunday's Final.
In the Men's 4x400m relay heats Martyn Rooney ran the final leg to bring the British team home 4th in Heat 1 in a time of 3:01.22 to qualify for Sunday's Final.
30 Aug (Day 6) - Tasha Danvers-Smith (Shaft-Barnet) finished 8th in the Final of the 400 Metres Hurdles with a time of 54.94.
29 Aug (Day 5) - Joice Maduaka was 7th in the second of 4 quarter-finals of the 200 Metres, held during the evening session, with a time of 23.62/+0.7. In the morning session she was 3rd in her First Round heat with 23.22/+0.2.
28 Aug (Day 4) - Tasha Danvers-Smith set a season's best time of 54.08 by finishing 2nd in her 400 Metres Hurdles Semi-Final to qualify for the Final. Martyn Rooney also had a season's best with 45.47 when finishing 4th in his 400m Heat. Unfortunately, he missed out on qualifying for the semi-finals by 0.03secs.
27 Aug (Day 3) Tasha Danvers-Smith qualified for semi-finals of 400m Hurdles in 55.67.
25 Aug (Day 1) Donna Fraser carried the flag for the GB&NI team in Opening Ceremony. More ......
UK SCHOOL GAMES, COVENTRY, 25/26 AUGUST 2007
Twinelle Hopeson (Croydon) 24.66/+0.4 & Jo White (SMR) 24.79/+0.4 finish 1st & 2nd respectively in 200 Metres
SURREY 10,000M TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP, TOOTING BEC, 25TH AUGUST 2007
Result:- 1st Ben Paviour (HHH) 33:16.41; 2nd Will Cotterell (Belgrave) 33:19.08; 3rd Francis Staunton (SLH) 33:37.94. Senior Women - 1st Sarah Allen (HHH-W40) 48:38.64.
NEW SURREY HIGH JUMP RECORD FOR SAMSON ONI
Competing in the UK Challenge Final at Crystal Palace on 25th August 2007 Samson Oni (Belgrave H) cleared 2.28m to set a new Surrey record. County Track & Field Records.
THOUGHTS FROM GEOFF PLATT - SURREY SENIOR MEN TEAM MANAGER
Geoff Platt, the Surrey Team Manager for Senior Men and the Surrey Lead Coach has some advice for those Senior Men with an ambition to represent their county: “Run a bit further!”.

Geoff says, “As athletes finish their season and start to make plans for 2008, I would point out that whilst, in fielding a Senior Mens team, Surrey can fill the stadium with 100 and 200 Metre runners, above that distance they get a bit thin, so that we only have one 10,000 Metre runner and one 3,000 Metre Steeplechaser anywhere near the Inter Counties qualifying.”

He goes on to say, “In the field events, it is the same with the Hammer. In the three years that I have been Senior Mens Team Manager for Surrey, I have not yet managed to find a Hammer Thrower willing and able to represent their county in the Inter Counties. There are some excellent Hammer Coaches in and around Surrey Tony Cook at Kingston, Al Staerk on the Hampshire borders and Michael Davis at Bromley, so the help is there for those who want it.”

Responses to Geoff by E-mail.
WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES, BANGKOK, THAILAND, 8-18 AUGUST 2007
Tues 14 Aug - Charlotte Best (Crawley AC) set a personal best of 2:01.50 when finishing 3rd in the Final of the Women's 800m.
Mon 13 Aug - Charlotte finished 3rd in the first semi-final of the 800m with a time of 2:03.02. This qualified her for Tuesday's final.
Sat 11 Aug - Charlotte clocked 2:05.57 in finishing 3rd in her 800m heat. This information is taken from the UKA web-site. However, the Universiade Bangkok 2007 web-site states that Charlotte finished 2nd in Heat 3 with a time of 2:07.93!!! Both sites report that she has qualified for Monday's semi-finals.
SENIOR INTER-COUNTIES, PORTSMOUTH, 12TH AUGUST 2007

ENGLAND ATHLETICS U17/U15 CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHEFFIELD, 11/12 AUGUST 2007
Victories for Jo WHITE (U17W 200M), Jade IVE (U17W PV), Adelle TRACEY (U15G 800M), Rikkie LETCH (U15B 800M) and Julien ALLWOOD (U15B TJ). More...
SURREY STARTRACK AUGUST 2007
Ed Warner visits Guildford event. Press release & pictures...
U17 INTER-COUNTIES, BARNET COPTHALL, 5TH AUGUST 2007
U17 Women came 2nd. U17 Men were 3rd. U17W results    U17M results.

SURREY COUNTY TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Felix Hatton (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) set a new County record for the Senior Mens Javelin with a throw of 68.80m during the BAL Division 3 fixture held at Moorways Stadium, Derby on 4th August 2007. The previous record of 68.02m was held by Mark Francis (Sutton & District AC). Track & Field Records.
SCAN 52 PUBLISHED
The Surrey County Athletics Newsletter for August 2007 has been published. More...

SURREY COUNTY TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Jade Ive (Sutton & District AC) improved her U17 & U23 Women Pole Vault records from 3.81 to 3.85m at Norman Park, Bromley on 29th July 2007 in a National Junior League fixture. Jade is still ranked 2nd on the UK All-time list but is getting closer to Hannah Olson's 3.90m. Track & Field Records.
U13 INTER-COUNTIES, KINGSMEADOW, 29TH JULY 2007
Sunday's results: Girls events (Excel or pdf). Boys events (Excel or pdf). Non-scoring now included with scoring events. Updated 31st July with further wind-speed readings and names in Girl's sprints. Please contact webmaster with any corrections.
UK CHAMPIONSHIPS & WORLD TRIALS, MANCHESTER, 27-29 JULY 2007
Surrey athletes gain 10 medals including: Tasha Danvers-Smith (SB) 1st in 400m Hurdles; Emeka Udechuku (WG+EL) 1st in Discus and 2nd in Shot Putt; Donna Fraser (Croydon) 2nd in 400m; Jade Johnson (HHH) 2nd in Long Jump; Martyn Rooney (Croydon) 2nd in 400m & Abdul Buhari (NEB) 2nd in Discus. More...
EUROPEAN YOUTH (U18) OLYMPICS, BELGRADE, SERBIA, 22-27 JULY 2007
27th July - Girls 4x100m - Twinelle Hopeson (Croydon H) ran the 3rd leg for the British team which finished 5th in 47.65.
26th July - Girls 200m - Twinelle finished 6th in the Final with a time of 24.55.
25th July - Girls 200m - Twinelle was 3rd in her semi-final with a time of 24.52in which qualified her for the Final scheduled for 19:30 (Local time) on Thursday. Her time was the fifth fastest of the qualifiers. Earlier she came 2nd in Heat 2 with the same time. (No wind readings are currently displayed on the results web-site).
24th July - Boys Pole Vault - Ryszard Buk (Croydon H) cleared 4.60m to finish 6th in the Final.
EUROPEAN U20 CHAMPIONSHIPS, HENGELO, NETHERLANDS, 19-22 JULY 2007
22 July - Day 4 -Hannah Brooks finished 8th in the Final with a time of 2:12.47.
20 July - Day 2 - Hannah Brooks (Crawley AC) won the third and final heat of the Women's 800m setting a personal best of 2:05.59. She qualifies for Sunday's Final to be held at 14:45 (local time).
19 July - Day 1 - Throwing in Pool B of the Men's Discus Chris Scott (Shaftesbury Barnet) achieved 51.69m. This placed him 19th (out of 32) and he failed to qualify for the Final.
SURREY ROAD LEAGUE, ELMBRIDGE, 15TH JULY 2007
Road League - Results of 4th event and League Tables.
ENGLISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS, BIRMINGHAM, 13-14 JULY 2007
Surrey Athletes gaining medals (Sy = representing Surrey Schools, Lon = representing London Schools, Sx = representing Sussex Schools):-
JB 800m 1 Rikkie Letch (Sy) 1:59.88
JB 1500m 1 Elliott Woolmer (Sy) 4:13.16
JB 80m H 1 Anthony Cummings (Sy) 11.31w/+2.7
JB Long Jump 1 Julien Allwood (Sy) 6.15m/0.0
JB 400m 2 Sunny Adebanji (Lon) 52.00
IB Triple Jump 2 Kola Adedoyin (Sy) 14.18m
SB 1500m 2 Gary Bradbury (Sy) 3:54.48
SB Pole Vault 2= Ryszard Buk (Sy) 4.55m
SB Pole Vault 2= Sam Colgate (Sy) 4.55m
SB 100m 3 Matthew Wekpe (Lon) 22.20
IG 200m 1 Twinelle Hopeson (Sy) 24.81/+1.2
IG Pole Vault 1 Jade Ive (Sy) 3.75m CBP
JG 800m 2 Frederica Foster (Lon) 2:13.29
JG Long Jump 2 Amelia Richards (Lon) 5.38m/+0.4
JG 800m 3 Adelle Tracey (Sx) 2:13.46
IG 300m 3 Mary Iheke (Sy) 40.11
IG 80m H 3 Sandra Seaton (Sy) 11.52
SG Long Jump 3 Emily Martin (Sy) 5.62m/-0.8

EUROPEAN U23 CHAMPIONSHIPS, DEBRECEN, HUNGARY, 12-15 JULY 2007
Sat 14th July - Day 3: 800m Women Final - Charlotte Best finished 5th in a time of 2:02.72.
Fri 13th July - Day 2: Pole Vault Men Qualifying - Joe Ive (Belgrave H) suffered a knee injury (hairline fracture of the right patella) on his second attempt at 5.15m. He then made an unsuccessful attempt at 5.25m after which he went to hospital from which he returned on crutches! He is reported to have said "These things happen. I'll be all right!".
Thurs 12th July - Day 1: 800m Women Heats - Charlotte Best (Crawley AC) finished second in Heat 3 (of 3) with a time of 2:04.02. This was the 5th fastest time from the heats and qualifies her for Saturday's Final.
IAAF WORLD YOUTH (U18) CHAMPIONSHIPS, OSTRAVA, CZECH REP., 11-15 JULY 2007
Michael Wheeler (Herne Hill Harriers) finished 19th in the Boys Shot Putt with his effort of 18.19m.
SURREY COUNTY TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
(2) Competing at the UK Challenge Throwsfest held at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium on 1st July 2007, Jade Dodd (HHH) set a new Senior and U20 Women record for the Javelin with a throw of 49.52m.
(1) Emelia Gorecka(AFD) improved the U15 Girls 1500m record to 4:34.98 at the BMC Grand Prix held on 30th June 2007 at Watford. She beat the previous record of 4:37.0 set 2 weeks previously by Georgia Peel (Woking AC). A record that had stood since 1989 has been broken by two different athletes in a fortnight - with this rivalry we can anticipate further improvements. Track & Field Records.
CAU INTER-COUNTIES (PART 2), BIRMINGHAM, 30TH JUNE 2007
Jade Ive (Sutton & District) won the Pole Vault with a clearance of 3.70m. She becomes, aged 15, the youngest ever CAU champion. The event, held at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium, had been postponed because of the conditions last month in Bedford when the other events were held. It was ironic that the re-scheduled date coincided with more poor weather and the event had to be held indoors. CAU results.
SCAA 10K ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS & SURREY ROAD LEAGUE, PETERSHAM, 24TH JUNE 2007
Road League - Results of 3rd event and League Tables. SCAA 10K - Results.
SURREY COUNTY TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Rikkie Letch (AFD) set the 3rd fastest time by a British athlete of 1:55.89 for the U15 Boys 800m at the Watford Open held on 27th June 2007. This improved the previous record of 1:57.7 set in 1973 by Stephen Gilbey (HHH).
Georgia Peel (Woking AC) set a new record of 4:37.0 for the U15 Girls 1500m at the Schools Inter-Counties held at Bedford on 16th June 2007. This improved the previous record of 4:39.4 set by Jeina Mitchell (Hercules Wimbledon) in 1989. Track & Field Records.
SURREY WINNERS AT ENGLAND ATHLETICS U23/U20 CHAMPS, BEDFORD, 23/24 JUNE 2007
Congratulations to Charlotte Best ( U23 800M), Joe Ive (U23 PV), Jade Dodd (U20 JT) and Jeremy Odametey (U20 TJ). More...
SURREY COUNTY TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Jade Ive (Sutton & District AC) improved her U17 Women Pole Vault record from 3.70m to 3.81m at Crystal Palace on 17th June 2007 when she won the SEAA U20 Championship. This was a Championship Best Performance. This is also a Surrey U20 record - previously 3.75m by Tracey Bloomfield in 1998. Jade is now ranked 2nd on the UK All-time list behind Hannah Olson's 3.90m. Track & Field Records.
SCAA 10 MILE CHAMPIONSHIPS & SURREY ROAD LEAGUE, DORKING, 3RD JUNE 2007
Road League - Results of 2nd event and League Tables. SCAA 10 Miles - Results.
ENGLAND ATHLETICS SOUTH EAST REGION - SUSSEX, SURREY & KENT - JUNE 2007 UPDATE
Download Word Document (948k).
SURREY ATHLETES SELECTED FOR EUROPEAN CUP, 23/24 JUNE 2007
MEN (Munich, GER): Emeka UDECHUKU (Discus), Tim ABEYIE (4x100m relay) & Martyn ROONEY (4x400m relay).
WOMEN (Vaasa, FIN): Joice MADUAKA (100m, 200m & 4x100m relay), Natasha DANVERS-SMITH (400m Hurdles) & Jade JOHNSON (Long Jump)
SURREY COUNTY TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
3) Michael Wheeler (Herne Hill Harriers) improved his County Record for the Under 17 Men's Shot with a putt of 18.75m at Bedford on 10th June 2007.
2) Jade Ive (Sutton & District AC) improved her U17 Women Pole Vault record from 3.65m to 3.70m at Bedford on 10th June 2007.
1) Michael Wheeler (Herne Hill Harriers) has set a new County Record for the Under 17 Men's Shot with a putt of 18.62m at the Surrey Schools Championships held at Kingsmeadow on 9th June 2007. Track & Field Records.
SURREY SCHOOLS T&F CHAMPIONSHIPS, KINGSMEADOW, 9TH JUNE 2007
Results (123k Excel).
SURREY ROAD LEAGUE, DORKING, 3RD JUNE 2007
Results of 2nd event and League Tables. NOTE. At present league tables are only available for Male athletes.
EDM (ELECTRONIC DATA MEASUREMENT) COURSE, GUILDFORD SPECTRUM, 11TH MAY 2007
The county of Surrey is organizing an EDM course in Guildford. A certificate of attendance will be given to all Officials who attend as this is an accredited course.
Please contact the Surrey County Officials Secretary Patricia & Michael Cole 01372 458650 if you would like to attend
Course – EDM Date – Friday May 11th Time – 6pm – 9pm
Venue – Guildford Spectrum Cost - £10

LONDON MINI-MARATHON, 22 APRIL 2007
Surrey athletes took part in either the London Boroughs event or the Counties event. In the London Boroughs Elliot VEHEARY, representing Croydon, won the Boys 11-12; Sophie COWPER, representing Sutton, was 2nd in the Girls 15-17 and Alex COUSINS, representing Merton was 3rd in the Boys 11-12. In the Counties Georgia PEEL won the Girls 11-12 and Emelia GORECKA was 2nd in the Girls 13-14.
SPORTSHALL, NATIONAL FINALS, NIA BIRMINGHAM, 22 APRIL 2007
Surrey teams had qualified in 3 of the 4 age groups. The Under-13 Boys came 2nd; the Under-13 Girls were 3rd and the Under-15 Boys were 9th. More...
MIKE VARAH (1944 - 2007)
See SCAN.
SIAB INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY, DUBLIN, 31 MARCH 2007
Following their excellent achievements the previous weekend Emelia GORECKA and Rikkie LETCH were selected to represent England in the Annual Schools International held in Dublin. Emelia won the Junior Girls race and Rikkie was 6th in the Inter Boys event. In both races England won the team events.
ENGLISH SCHOOLS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, LEEDS, 24 MARCH 2007
Congratulations to the following Surrey athletes who won medals:- Rikkie LETCH (1st Junior Boys); Emelia GORECKA (2nd Junior Girls) and Johnny VAN DEVENTER (2nd Senior Boys).
IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, MOMBASA, KENYA, 24 MARCH 2007
Ellie BAKER finished 60th (out of 94 starters) as 4th scorer in the Senior Women's team that came 5th (2nd European team). Phil WICKS finished 82nd (out of 133 starters) as 6th scorer in the Senior Men's team that came 8th (1st European team).
SURREY SQUAD DAY, SUTTON ARENA, 11 MARCH 2007 - PHOTO GALLERY
SURREY INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, SUTTON ARENA, 3/4 MARCH 2007
Results for all events are now available.
EA U20/U17/U15 INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, BIRMINGHAM, 24/25 FEBRUARY 2007
Surrey athletes win 13 medals at the England Athletics Under 20 Indoor Championships. More...

EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, BIRMINGHAM, 2-4 MARCH 2007
The final selections for the GB&NI team have been announced. The following Surrey athletes have been included: Joice MADUAKA (60m) and Samson ONI (High Jump).
CAU INTER-COUNTIES CROSS COUNTRY, NOTTINGHAM, 24 FEBRUARY 2007
Emelia GORECKA won Under 13 Girls race with Ruth HAYNES finishing second and they lead their team to victory. Under 15 Girls team also victorious. Under 13 Boys team 3rd. Senior Women team 4th. Under 20 Women team 4th. Under 15 Boys team 10th. Under 20 Men team 10th. Senior Men team 12th. Under 17 Men team 13th. Under 17 Women team 26th. Surrey performances ....
SURREY RECORD SET AT INDOOR JUMPS INTERNATIONAL
Competing as a guest in the Jumps International against the Netherlands held at Lee Valley on Wednesday 21 February 2007, Ellie SPAIN cleared 4.20m in the Pole Vault to set a new Surrey record. Trevor OKOROAFOR in the U20 Triple Jump set a personal best of 14.95m. Competing as guests, Samson ONI won the Senior High Jump with a clearance of 2.18m; Eleanor GATRELL was third in the Senior Shot with 15.33m and Emeka UDECHUKU was 7th in the Senior Shot with 17.14m.
SURREY QUALIFY 3 TEAMS FOR NATIONAL SPORTSHALL FINALS
At the Regional Sportshall Competition held at the Spectrum, Guildford on 18 February the U13 Girls, U13 Boys and U15 Girls qualified for the National Finals to be held in Birmingham on 22 April. More...
SAMSON ONI SETS SURREY RECORD AT NORWICH UNION GRAND PRIX
Competing in the Mens High Jump at the Norwich Union Grand Prix held at Birmingham NIA on 17th February 2007, Samson ONI set a new Surrey Indoor Record of 2.27m. Surrey Records.
BERNARD YEBOAH WINS UK INDOOR LONG JUMP TITLE
Competing in the UK Indoor Championships and European Trials held at Sheffield on 10/11 February, Bernard YEBOAH won the Long Jump with a personal best of 7.50m. More...
SURREY SQUAD DAY, SUTTON ARENA, 14 JANUARY 2007 - PHOTO GALLERY
A record number of young athletes attended the third of four Surrey Squad days this winter. Although the attendance was adversely affected by the Indoor Competition at Brunel and a major cross country competition, seventy five athletes participated in a full programme of events.
 
It was particularly pleasing to see Maureen Jones coaching six athletes in the Pole Vault and Shaun Lightman double the size of his Race Walking Squad!
 
Two targets have been set by Lead Coach, Geoff Platt, for the final Squad day in March, one to continue increasing the number of athletes attending and secondly to exceed the magic number of one hundred athletes. Rumour has it that we may be the first County to achieve this!
 
Can you afford to let others take advantage of this coaching if you don't?
Contact Geoff Platt for further information at 47, Heathhurst Road, SANDERSTEAD, Surrey CR2 0BB. Mobile: 07768 727205. Fax: 020 8651 3595. E-mail

U13/U15 SPORTSHALL, GUILDFORD SPECTRUM, 7 JANUARY 2007 - RESULTS
SURREY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, LLOYD PARK, CROYDON, 6 JANUARY 2007
RESULTS
Cut price Surrey XC Champs Sweats (£6) and Tshirts (£4) are available. Contact: Trevor Raggett or 01483 488026.
A. H. 'ROCKY' EYNON
Rocky, a former President of the Surrey Womens AAA, died on 2nd January 2007. His involvement with the sport was triggered by his daughters, Janet & Elaine, who joined Croydon Harriers. He was the club's women's team manager for 20 years and latterly become the Surrey Womens Team Manager. It was in in recognition of his services to the County as Team Manager that he was elected President in 1988.
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